Reed Elsevier PLC REL Transaction in Own Shares

  Reed Elsevier PLC (REL) - Transaction in Own Shares

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Reed Elsevier PLC
15 November 2012




15 November 2012





          ISSUED ON BEHALF OF REED ELSEVIER PLC AND REED ELSEVIER NV





                          Transactions in own shares





Reed Elsevier PLC announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited)
359,000 Reed Elsevier PLC ordinary shares at a price of 612.9966pper share.
The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above
purchase,

Reed Elsevier PLC holds 51,891,664 ordinary shares in treasury, and has
1,204,473,084 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Since 3
September 2012 Reed Elsevier PLC has purchased 17,695,366 shares.



Reed Elsevier NV announces that today, it purchased (through UBS Limited)
268,000 Reed Elsevier NV ordinary shares at a price of €10.6026 per share. The
purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.Following the above
purchase, Reed Elsevier NV holds 33,132,587 ordinary shares in treasury, and
has 692,096,778 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).Since 3
September 2012 Reed Elsevier NV has purchased 9,179,796 shares.





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